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Robbers flee with jeweller’s bag, but only get keys

Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) Two armed youths barged into a Tanishq showroom here and fled with a bag thinking it contained cash. But the bag contained merely keys, police said Thursday.

According to the police, the miscreants opened fired towards the floor and a salesgirl sustained a splinter injury on her leg.

‘Due to Dhanteras festival Wednesday, the showroom was open till late night. Two youths, carrying pistols, entered the showroom at around 1.30 a.m. and fired towards the ground and ran away with a bag, but that contained only keys,’ Jaswinder Singh, investigation officer of the case, told IANS.

‘The accused fled from the spot in a silver-coloured car,’ he added.

The salesgirl was rushed to a hospital and is out of danger.

Sector 17, where this incident took place, is the commercial hub of this union territory. The robbers were untraced yet.

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